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Senior Games

May 7 - 11, 2018

Show off your skills at the Senior Games!

NYC Parks invites all New Yorkers aged 50 and older to compete in the third annual Senior Games! Challenge your friends, go for the Gold, and become a part of a community of seniors keeping fit while having fun at friendly competitions with their peers.

Senior Games Logos

The Senior Games will take place from May 7 through 11, 2018 in Brooklyn and Staten Island at Brownsville Recreation Center, Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, Funfest New York (Bowling Center), and the Royal Palm Shuffleboard Club

Join the Competition

You can compete as an individual or team in:

May 8

  • Bowling
  • Pickleball
  • Board Games: Pinochle, Manipulation Card Game

May 9

  • Shuffleboard
  • Swimming 
  • Board Games: Bid Whist, Kings in the Corner

May 10

  • Basketball
  • Cornhole
  • Board Games: Dominoes, Five Hand Spades

May 11

  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Board Games: Oh Hell Card Game
Senior Games: Basketball Senior Games: Table Tennis
Senior Games: Swimming Senior Games: Board Games
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Torch Relay

We're kicking off the Senior Games with a 24-mile Torch Relay through Brooklyn on May 7, 2018!

The relay kicks off in Williamsburg, heads to South Brooklyn, then ends in Brownsville. Participants will run from one NYC Parks recreation center to the next, then hand off the torch to a new group of runners. Invite your friends and family to come cheer you on! There will be cheer stations at each of the seven recreation centers along the route. View a map of the Torch Relay's Route

Prizes and Giveaways

Medals will be given to the first-, second-, and third-place winners of each competition. Medaling will take place at the end of each event. We'll have giveaways and t-shirts for participants. Light refreshments will be provided to all participants at each activity.

Senior Games: Torch Relay
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Register for the Senior Games

Participation is FREE with a recreation center membership. A limited number of free spots are available for non-members. Register today! You can register online or at a recreation center near you. Registration for the Senior Games ends on April 27. Registration for the Torch Relay ends on April 21. 

Train for the Senior Games

Need a little tune-up? Before the Games begin, our recreation centers in Brooklyn will host dozens of training clinics through April. Please select a clinic below for location and program information: 

Senior Games: Clinics
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Contact (212) 360-1430 or for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made no later than three business days prior to the date of the event.


NY State Senator
Jesse Hamilton


Sponsors - NYC Department for the Aging
Sponsors - New York Road Runners
Sponsors - Humana


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